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Pyroxenite Promontory: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Pyroxenite Promontory in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Pyroxenite Promontory

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12226

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
053° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53

Elevation (see definition): 1150

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A promontory rising to c. 1,150 m near the W end of Dufek Massif (q.v.) in the Pensacola Mountains. The feature is located W of Neuburg Peak and projects NW toward Rautio Nunatak. The name was proposed by Arthur B. Ford, leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geological party in the Pensacola Mountains, 1978-79, from the pyroxenite rock which forms a conspicuous dark layer along the cliffs of the promontory.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Pyroxenite Promontory in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Pyroxenite Promontory should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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